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Pounds of suspected meth, hundreds of oxy pills seized in Nickerson raid

A Nickerson man is being held on $500,000 bond after the Reno County Drug Enforcement unit raided his home near Nickerson High School on Thursday and seized nearly two pounds of suspected methamphetamine and more than 890 oxycodone pills. The arrest followed an ongoing investigation by the county's

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 18:40:59

Judge releases teen arrested for HMS 8 threat

A judge Friday agreed to release to home a Hutchinson Middle School student who has been in juvenile custody since investigators learned he purportedly made threats to shoot up his school. A psychological evaluation of the teen that the judge ordered last Friday has not been done, but that didn't di

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 23:14:39

Saline County Jail Booking Activity - Friday

All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photo Filed Under: Jail Activity, Salina All persons included in this post are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Courtesy Photo Filed Under: Jail Activity, Salina

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-03-23 14:18:34

Former Great Bend official ordered to trial for theft

GREAT BEND - A judge on Wednesday ordered the former director of the Great Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau to stand trial on a pair of felony counts. Barton County Magistrate Richard Burgess determined there was enough evidence presented during a preliminary hearing to believe Crystal Jo "Cristi

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 00:05:45

Tobacco-free sign installed in Hutchinson park

HUTCHINSON, Kan. The City of Hutchinson Thursday installed creative signs to indicate that the city's parks are now tobacco free. The official celebration of Kick Butts Day brought the city's youth leadership to George Pyle Park where the Hutchinson's Parks Department installed the first "Young Lun

KWCH.COM - 2018-03-22 02:08:00

Stephens charged with first-degree murder

Chaz Stephens of Hoisington will face charges of first-degree murder and child abuse in the death Tuesday of a 2-year-old Hoisington girl. He made his first appearance in an emotionally charged Barton County District Court Friday afternoon. He is charged in the death Iviona Lewis, the toddler repo

GREAT BEND TRIBUNE - 2018-03-24 00:08:00

Authorities are investigating an early morning forced entry

According to Captain Sweeney, the police were sent to the 300 block of S. Ohio for a burglary that took place at 2:39 a.m., March 23. The female victims are 16 and 18-years-old. They were home when there was a knock at the door. One of the victims answered the door and two male suspects forced thems

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-03-23 17:18:13

Kobach-Hartman ticket rolls into Hutch

Just because you're a Republican, doesn't mean you're a conservative, said Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, bringing his gubernatorial campaign to Hutchinson Thursday morning. Kobach is critical of the "status quo" in Topeka, where all statewide offices have been held by Republicans for nearly

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 07:01:00

Domestic Dispute Lands Salina Woman in Jail

A Salina woman was detained after she allegedly tried to attack a male victim with a knife and struggled with law enforcement while being arrested. Police Capt. Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that authorities responded to a call of a domestic dispute at a central Salina residence on March 14 at 8:21 p

KSAL.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Hutchinson man charged for domestic violence

Prosecutors formally charged an 18-year-old Hutchinson man with aggravated battery for a February domestic violence incident during which he's accused of "impeding breathing or blood circulation by choking or applying pressure to the neck or chest" of the victim. Reno County Magistrate Cheryl Allen


Salina Man Threatens Victim with Hammer

A Salina man was detained after he threatened a female with a hammer during an argument. Police Capt. Mike Sweeney tells KSAL News that authorities responded to a domestic dispute at a central Salina residence on Wednesday, March 21 around 8:17 p.m. Sweeney says that police arrested 47-year-old Kevi

KSAL.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Salina man jailed for alleged threat with a hammer

Police are investigating a domestic disturbance that turned into an alleged threat with a hammer. According to Captain Sweeney, on March 21, at 8:17 p.m. local law enforcement was called to a central Salina home for a disturbance. According to the police, Kevin Tankard, 47, of Salina, got into an ar

SALINAPOST.COM - 2018-03-22 15:52:39

Staying safe on U.S. Highway 56

After two people died in a collision near Galva, U.S. Highway 56 doesn't sound very safe. But the location isn't what endangers McPherson County drivers - it's everyday errors that any driver could make. "I cannot blame the road out there for the crashes in my opinion, I just have trouble saying I c

MCPHERSON SENTINEL - 2018-03-22 14:38:29

No clear answers about cause of local quakes

The Reno County delegation in the Statehouse wants to know why earthquakes have rattled the Hutchinson and South Hutchinson area within the last month. While the local lawmakers will get a response from the state, they may not get an answer. "I don't think there is a smoking gun," Rick Miller, seni


Former Kansas journalist Myrick dies

Veteran Kansas journalist Jeff Myrick, whose penchant for story-telling led him to become a columnist for The Hutchinson News, died March 6 of natural causes. The 60-year-old Myrick's career took him to The Garden City Telegram, The Ottawa Herald - twice, the Osawatomie Graphic, and the Baldwin City

HUTCHINSON NEWS - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Wichita Police Investigate Fatal Shooting at Deuces Bar

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) A 27-year-old man is dead following an early Sunday morning shooting at Deuces Bar near W 29th Street and N Arkansas, Wichita Police said. Officers said they arrived on scene around 2:00 a.m. and found the man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital for treatmen


Man arrested for cutting woman during domestic disturbance

Police arrested a 20-year-old Hutchinson man with a history of domestic violence on suspicion of aggravated battery early Saturday morning after officers, called by a neighbor reporting screaming, discovered a woman with several cuts that required multiple stitches. Zaide Celar Mendoza-Wells was arr


Woman Arrested for Assault in Laundry Room

Wichita - A 54-year-old woman is behind bars after another woman said the 54-year-old attacked her in a north Wichita apartment complex laundry room, near 17th and Hillside. The 18-year-old female victim told police the suspect hit her, used racial slurs and tried to steal her laundry basket when sh


Saline County Jail Booking Activity - Sunday

Name: Stubbs,Micheal James Charges: Driving While Suspended Name: Pickett,Trenton Allen Charges: Driving While Suspended No Proof Of Insurance Name: Koob,Forrest Robert Charges: Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs Unknown severity Name: Jewell,Michael Eugene Charges: X: Probation Violati


Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 7 km SSW of South Hutchinson, Kansas

A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from South Hutchinson in Kansas on Saturday. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:17:14 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -97.9794 West, latitude 37.9654 North, depth = 5 km. The epi